While the Samsun Kalin Railway Line is being renewed with the financial support of the European Union, dozens of historical bridges are being repaired within the scope of the project. In other words, this line, just like Irmak-Karabük -Zonguldak line, was one of the biggest dreams of the Republic in the field of transportation.
The total length of the 378 kilometer line has been renewed at 2015 with the financial support of the European Union within the scope of the Transport Operational Program. Total 259 million euros will cost Samsun Thick Railway Line Project Renewal of euros 220 part of European Union grants, while the 39 euros will be financed by the Republic of Turkey resources. The project is the largest project realized outside EU borders with EU grants.
the making Steels, Gulermak and AZD Business Partnership The project of the company is still under construction.
Samsun Kalın Railway Project Tag
Project Name: Samsun-Kalın Railway Line Renewal Project
Beneficiary Institution: TCDD
EU Financial Contribution: 220 Million Euro (% 85)
Total Project Amount: 259 Million Euro
Contractor: Çelikler Taahhüt Construction and Industry Inc. Gülermak Heavy Industry Construction and Contracting Inc. and AZD Praha sro Joint Venture
Contract Date: 12.06.2015
Start Date: 26.06.2015
Contract Completion Date: 11.12.2017
Contractor: UBM International United Consulting Consultancy Services Inc., Ingenieria y Economia del Transporte SA (INECO), Mott MacDonald Limited
Contract Date: 04.09.2015
Start Date: 09.09.2015
Contract Completion Date: 09.07.2019
Operational Purpose of the Line: Bulk Passenger and Freight Transportation
Line Length: 378 Mileage
Line Characteristic: Single Line
Number of Stations: 41
Line Capacity: 54 train
Operational Train Speed: 30-40 Kilometer / Hour (average) Max Speed: 120 Speedometer / Hour